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Manual old manual lens on D800

Leonard62

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Leonard62 Gold Member Awarded for excellent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community, especially of Nikkor Lenses Writer Ribbon awarded for his contributions to the Nikonians Resources articles library Nikonian since 15th Mar 2009
Sun 12-Feb-12 07:30 PM

>Yeah - that's a great example of a lens that doesn't cut it
>on a D3X, at least wide open (it hopefully would fare better
>at F/8 or so). It would also be interesting to do the same
>lens test on a D700 versus the D3X. They might look more
>similar in that case since the 85/1.4 shot will blur up a bit
>from the lower resolution. On a D800 this test might make them
>look even further apart in quality.
>
I just ran the same test with the D700. You're right. The 43-86mm improved a lot versus the D3X shot but not up to the 85mm prime. The 85mm lost just a little resolution on the D700. That's a very interesting test using the two cameras. Now I expect the 43-86mm will not look very good on the D800.

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A general, generic topic Manual old manual lens on D800 [View all] , bendle Silver Member , Sat 11-Feb-12 02:26 AM
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